headshot Samanda Robinson
Samanda Robinson, Ph.D.

Samanda Robinson is an Academic Program Administrator in the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (URSCA) at Johns Hopkins University, where she serves as the Director of the summer pipeline program, Ph.D. Pathway for Advancement in the Humanities and Social Sciences (PATHS). She also is an Adjunct Professor at Morgan State University in the Department of English and Language Arts. She researches Black speculation, Black science fiction, and Afrofuturism. Her work has been published in the Routledge Companion to Literatures of the U.S. South, Innovative Higher Education, and she has a forthcoming chapter, “Seeing Red: ‘The Comet’ as an Anti-Lynching Fantasy” in the collection, Afrosouthernfuturism. Dr. Robinson received her Ph.D. in English from Johns Hopkins University and B.A. in English from Fisk University.